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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licensed premises 2020 important information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit some nutritional facts sanitary and hazard-free environment medicinal and adult-use or both markets Premises Information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls local jurisdiction authorization cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Type S share facility space stickers supplemental label transporting cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Temporary License Application Information allergen information amount of sodium manufacturing cannabis products temporary license investment into a commercial cannabis business evidence of rehabilitation regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California minimum standards for extraction processes laboratory quality assurance 2020 compliance online licensing system final form written procedures for inventory control manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) California Department of Public Health emergency regulations waste disposal the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) shared-use manufacturing facilities government warning statement label Live Scans for each owner identity of the product motor carrier permit Owner health claims mandated warning statements Licensee Lookup Tool Vehicle Requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) public health and safety licensed cannabis cultivators Individual Owner MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH manufacturer's name cannabis cartoons valid waiver manufacturers who package for other producers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Temporary event up to 4 days informational panel loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Personnel Requirements at least 20% ownership interest Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Proposition 65 Licensees dried flower cannabis market microbusinesses Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) highly-concentrated oils or waxes Heavy Metals Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Local Issuing Authority meat and seafood, and other products Form # CDPH-9041 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL must enter certain events licensed cannabis manufacturers capsules manufacturing practices conditional license persons 21 years of age or older scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Completed Temporary License Application Form vape cartridges security licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing compliance with regulations tinctures opaque exit package medicinal and adult-use markets Transition Period cannabis event organizer license Local Authorization protocol A-license 2020 updates period of 120 days re-sealable inventory and quality control California Department of Public Health (CDPH) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation manufacturing required limits LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS comply with all packaging and labeling requirements license review process shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company infusion sanitary workplaces extracts health impacts of cannabis public Licensee Lookup Tool Temporary License Application nonlaboratory quality control M-licensees payable to the state of California BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL packaging and labeling persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cannabis cultivation licensing disposal and destruction methods cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) transportation cannabis sales and/or consumption disclosure of all criminal convictions Cannabis Manufacturing contaminant free entry into the 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days Manufacturing (non-volatile) Local Authorization Attachment sugar retailers Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch no added caffeine access to the area(s) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control separate applications Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) CDPH-9041 no infusion of alcohol secondary packaging testing lab Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles surety bond manufacture cannabis products regulatory framework structure and formation documents CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing small product packaging Category I Residual Pesticides Testing an officer or director of a cannabis business secured area tamper-evident financial interest holder licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Bond in the amount of $5,000 Temporary Cannabis Event Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis 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In addition, Adult-use Market Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Infusion Contact surface Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Pest gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Batch Type P – for packaging and labeling only Actual yield Quality control personnel Small Indoor Finished product CBD from industrial hemp CBD Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 MCSB 90-day extension periods Nonmanufactured cannabis product Mature plant Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Validation Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Lot THC UID Cultivation site list of cannabis manufacturers Processor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Allergen Qualified individual infused butters and oils as concentrates Type N – for infusions Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Net weight products similar to traditional food products prohibited Preventive controls Premises Bureau Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Labeling Outdoor cultivation Licensee Type 6 – for extraction using a mechanical method or non-volatile solvent (ex: CO2, ethanol, water, or food-grade dry ice, cooking oils or butter) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Serving Specialty Indoor cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Volatile solvent Processing aid Edible cannabis product Kief Raw material Extraction Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Track-and-trace systems Mixed-light Tier 1 Theoretical yield Commercial cannabis activity Canopy THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package infused pre-rolls Request for Live Scan Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 10 (Retailer) Manufacture Ingredient Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Nonvolatile solvent Watts per square foot Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Package Personnel Cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Quality Pre-roll Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Process Specialty Outdoor Flowering Adulterated Wet weight Type 11 (Distributor) Specialty Cottage Indoor Environmental pathogen Type 12 (Microbusiness) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small Outdoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Dried flower Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) cannabis concentrates Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Proposition 65 warning statement Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Product Identity Monitor Unique identifier Adequate Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Harvest Batch Mixed-light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Sanitize Pathogen Hazard DPH-17-010E Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Immature plant track and trace system Component adulteration Processing Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Allergen cross-contact Nursery Department Limited-access area Mixed-light cultivation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Indoor Holding Indoor cultivation Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Manufacturer licensee package flower or pre-rolls Verification Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Universal symbol Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) In-process material Informational panel Track and trace system Microorganisms Medium Outdoor Primary panel Quarantine Specialty Cottage Outdoor Distribution Topical cannabis product Quality control operation Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) M-license Applicant Cultivation and more.


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